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Plastics News Now: Wham-O launches a redesigned Frisbee 04-19-2018
Tooling Tech Group buys Century Tool
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In a major deal in automotive plastics mold making circles, Tooling Tech Group has acquired Century Tool Group, which includes two Michigan operations: Century Tool & Gage Co. in Fenton and...
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04-19-2018
China's National Sword to cut post-industrial plastic scrap
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China's ban on recycled plastics imports, dubbed National Sword, will cut even deeper for reclaimers around the globe. The world's most populated country is now moving toward a ban of post-...
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04-19-2018
Italy's TeMa building North American base in West Virginia
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Italian building products manufacturer TeMa Technologies & Materials srl has started construction of a 42,000-square-foot facility in Kearneysville, W.Va., where it will produce insulation and ...
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04-19-2018
Dow CIO Kalmar recognized by Forbes for innovation
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Making acquisitions or divesting assets isn't easy. Melanie Kalmar's work in that area for Dow Chemical has won her the 2018 CIO Innovation Award from Forbes. Kalmar is chief information officer...
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04-19-2018
UK may ban plastic straws
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The United Kingdom has outlined plans to ban the sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton swabs as part of a drive to reduce plastic waste pollution. U.K. Environment...
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04-20-2018
Rehau closing window plant in Canada
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Rehau Americas will shutter a window manufacturing plant in Winnipeg, Manitoba, by the end of the year because it hasn't been a profitable part of the global company's construction division. The...
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04-19-2018
FRP makers push Washington on funding, standards
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Washington — The plastics composites industry is making a push for government support to develop standards for fiber-reinforced polymers in roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects,...
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04-19-2018
Industry should embrace talk of benefits, responsibility of plastics
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Are you comfortable talking about plastics and the environment? The plastics industry has spent untold amounts of time and money researching and generating information on how plastics reduce waste ...
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04-19-2018
Auxiliary equipment gets smarter
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Naples, Fla. — Auxiliary equipment is getting smarter, as the machines gain the ability to analyze process variables and make decisions, and even predict when maintenance should be done,...
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04-18-2018
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Published on November 11, 2015 Emerging Trends in Medical Plastics Market

This report provides in-depth analysis of the global medical plastics industry. Included is a discussion of market conditions and trends by region, legislative activity that will impact product development, growth opportunities and challenges, and strategies implemented by leading medical device OEMs, and materials suppliers that support the industry.

Key topics covered include issues regarding security and traceability, reprocessed medical devices, thermoplastic compounds, biomaterials, bioresorbables, LSR, the role of 3-D printing and regulatory changes. 

You will gain insight and perspectives from these industry thought leaders:

  • Harold Faig, CEO, Medplast
  • Dr. Stephen Spiegelberg, President & Co-founder, Cambridge Polymer Group
  • Len Czuba, President, Czuba Enterprises Inc. 

The report also contains in-depth profiles of plastics processors that manufacture products for the sector – with an analysis for each and discussion of key performance indicators and global growth initiatives.

New regulations impacting China's medical device sector is examined and U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) data on publicly traded medical device companies is also included:

  • Overall net sales: 2005-2014
  • Overall net profit or loss figures: 2005-2014

Plastics processor data shows 2010-2014 metrics for:

  • Sales revenue
  • Number of employees
  • Throughput
  • Plants

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